Saturday, 11 August 2007

Saturday Transfer Gossip

First off, the transfer of Carlos Tevez to Manchester United has finally been completed, as reported by Sky Sports.

Sevilla have turned down two bids in excess of 20million Euros for full back Daniel Alves. Sky Sports report that Chelsea are still interested in the Brazilian, but Jose Mourinho says they won't make a "stupid offer" for the player.

Chelsea have completed the signing of another Brazilian though. BBC Sport report that Alex has joined from PSV on a three year deal.

Real Betis look to have finally agreed a deal with Villarreal for Leandro Somoza. Marca (Spanish link) report that a one year loan deal with an option to buy for 4.5million Euros and been verbally agreed and should be committed to paper within the next couple of days.

Peruvian winger Norberto Solano could be on his way to West Ham. The Northern Echo reports that Solano could be part of a double deal with teammate Kieron Dyer, with the winger stating his desire to move to London, where his family are based.

Finally, Juan Riquelme has suggested that he may have to stay with Villarreal for the next couple of seasons. Ole (Spanish link) report that the player has stated his desire to return to play for Boca Juniors when his Villarreal contract ends in 2009, but will return to Spain for the upcoming season.

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